Public Talk: Collecting Contemporary Art

“Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.” – Sir Winston Churchill

Join Laing Brown, a noted art collector, Board Member and Chair of the Audain Art Museum Acquisitions Committee, for a public multi-media presentation where he will discuss his Top 10 Collecting Rules for contemporary art. Laing will also address some complex art world issues including: What is Art?, 10 Ideas That Changed What Art Is, and Why Collect Contemporary Art.

Place: Audain Art Museum, 4350 Blackcomb Way, Whistler, B.C.
Thursday, October 13
Time: 7 pm
Cost: Free for Museum Members or with purchase of admission.

Laing Brown is an External Advisor to the Acquisitions Committee of the National Gallery of Canada, Trustee of the Jack & Doris Shadbolt Foundation, past Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Vancouver Art Gallery, past President of the Contemporary Art Society of Vancouver, and CEO of BrownArtConsulting, Inc.


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